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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
114,962 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2007 Kia Sorento brakes problems

brakes problem

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2007 Kia Sorento Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 052014


  • 71,885 miles


TL- the contact owns a 2007 Kia Sorento. The contact stated while she driving 45 mph the brake system locked failed to engage without warning and caused the gear shift to fail. The contact was unable to shift gears. The contact was able to coast the vehicle onto the emergency lane. The vehicle was towed to the contacts home. The failure and current mileage was 71,885.

- Remsenburg , NY, USA

problem #2

Aug 012013


  • 170,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Kia Sorento. The contact stated that the brake lights failed to illuminate when the brakes were depressed. As a result, another vehicle crashed into the rear of the contact's vehicle due to not knowing that the contact was applying the brakes. The contact sustained injuries to the back and a police report was not filed. After the crash, the contact received notification that the vehicle was included in the recall associated with NHTSA campaign number: 13V114000 (exterior lighting, service brakes, hydraulic). The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The VIN was not available. The failure and current mileage was 170,000.

- Benton , KS, USA

problem #1

Aug 012012


  • 103,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Kia Sorento. While driving approximately 75 mph, the contact was unable to set the cruise control and unable to activate the stability control. The rear brake lights also would not illuminate. The contact inspected the vehicle and noticed that the brake switch would have to be replaced. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing or repairs. The approximate failure mileage was 103,000.

- Benton , KS, USA

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